# Basic Math Skills Teacher Resources

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#### Scientific Notation I: The Exponent

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Learners manipulate and interpret large numbers expressed in the "exponent" format of scientific notation.
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#### Baseball Math

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students collect data on baseball plays. In this statistics lesson, students graph their data and make predictions based on their observation. They calculate what the probability is that a favorable outcome would happen.
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#### Less is More: Subtraction in Action

For Teachers K - 4th
Pupils participate in group games to help review the concept of subtraction. During the games, they practice subtracting two-digit numbers and the concept of borrowing. They review their answers with the class and move on to...
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For Teachers K - 4th
Students listen to story about money or coins, and play game to help them solidify their understanding of money. Students focus specifically on coin value and calculating amounts of money up to fifty cents or above, depending on level.
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#### Human Number Line

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars compare different types of numbers. Each student is given a flashcard containing a decimal, percent, fraction or integer. Teams of students compete, in silence, to determine who can line up in numerical order correctly. ...
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#### Catch The Leprechaun

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students play a version of the game tag to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. They chase and tag a designated leprechaun who is holding a gold coin.
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#### Factoring Large Numbers

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders practice applying the rules of divisibility.
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#### Stock It To Me

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners investigate the stock market using stock market tables, charts, and graphs. They participate in a simulation of stock market investment over time. They read about the history of Wall Street and the Stock Market.
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#### Scientific Notation III: Linear vs Exponential

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the differences in exponential growth and linear growth of a system. They interpret data on graphs and develop their own charts. They answer discussion questions as well.
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#### Conversions at Sea

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students demonstrate problem solving skills. Students complete word problems requiring unit conversions. They convert both metric and standard units. Students must determine necessary information to solve problems.
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#### Math: Reasoning and Problem Solving using Voyages

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students plan a voyage as the captain of a tall ship in the early days of exploration and merchant trading. They choose 2 ships and 3 voyages for a total of 6 possibilities. They calculate the number of days and distance of their...
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#### Monitoring Math with a Statistical Spreadsheet

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students use a spreadsheet to compute landmark statistics of a math quiz. This activity can be ongoing throughout the school year and it integrates mathematics curriculum and technology in a simple format for student use.
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#### A collection of Addition Lessons

For Teachers 1st - 5th
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#### Measuring the Diameter of Our Star

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students conduct an experiment to measure the diameter of the sun. In this astronomy lesson,  students construct a simple equipment to collect scientific data. They calculate the sun's diameter using a given formula.